Introduction to Homeland Security

Introduction to Homeland Security

Principles of All-Hazards Risk Management

3rd Edition - July 28, 2008

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  • Authors: Jane Bullock, George Haddow, Damon Coppola
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080949529

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Bullock and Haddow have set the standard for homeland security textbooks, and they follow up their top-selling second edition with this substantially improved third edition. Professional practitioners value the decades of experience that the authors bring to their analysis, and their passionate argument for an all-hazards approach to enhancing America's safety is now presented still more cogently.Links to the most current online government information help to keep the text up-to-date in this rapidly developing field.The bedrock principles of preparing for, mitigating, managing, and recovering from a disaster remain the same through the years, and this revision emphasizes their value with new clarity and conviction.

Key Features

NEW TO THIS EDITION:

  • New chapter on the future of homeland security
  • Updates include developments since 2006, such as the shift from DHS to HHS of National Disaster Medical System
  • Slideshow of key moments in American homeland security, including 9/11 and Katrina

Readership

Students in Homeland Security and government/modern history programs; government officials and national policy-makers, private security and risk assessment professionals, state, federal, and private security training programs, emergency management personnel.

Table of Contents

  • 1. Historic Overview of the Terrorist Threat
    2. Statutory Authority
    3. Organizational Actions
    4. Terrorist-Related Hazards
    5. Safety and Security
    6. Mitigation, Prevention, and Preparedness
    7. Response and Recovery
    8. Communications
    9. Technology
    10. The Future of Homeland Security

Product details

  • No. of pages: 616
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 2008
  • Published: July 28, 2008
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080949529

About the Authors

Jane Bullock

Jane A. Bullock served more than 20 years in support of Federal emergency management efforts, culminating as the Chief of Staff at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for Director James Lee Witt. In this position Ms. Bullock served as principal advisor to the Director on all Agency programmatic and administrative activities; provided advice and recommendations to the Director on policies required to carry out the mission of the agency; managed the day-to-day operations of the Agency; directed, monitored, and evaluated Agency strategic and communication processes; and oversaw administration of the Agency’s resources, including the disaster relief fund. In 2001, Ms. Bullock co-founded the disaster management consulting firm Bullock & Haddow LLC. She currently serves on the governing boards of the National Earthquake Hazards Program, the Earthquake Engineering Research Center, and others.

Affiliations and Expertise

Founding partner, Bullock and Haddow LLC; Former Chief of Staff to the Director of FEMA

George Haddow

George Haddow
George Haddow currently serves as a Senior Fellow and an Adjunct Professor at the Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy (DRLA) at Tulane University in New Orleans, LA. Prior to joining academia, Mr. Haddow worked for eight years in the Office of the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as the White House Liaison and the deputy Chief of Staff. He is a founding partner of Bullock & Haddow LLC, a disaster management consulting firm.

Affiliations and Expertise

Founding partner, Bullock and Haddow LLC; Adjunct Professor, Homeland Security Studies, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA

Damon Coppola

Damon P. Coppola is the founder of Shoreline Risk LLC and a Partner with Bullock & Haddow LLC. He has extensive experience in disaster management capacity development, disaster risk management, and planning through his work with the United Nations; the World Bank Group; The US Federal Emergency Management Agency; and the US Army Corps of Engineers, among others. Mr. Coppola serves as a Senior Disaster Management Specialist at the Hawaii-based Pacific Disaster Center and is a faculty member at Loma Linda University and the University of Hawaii. He holds an M.E.M in Crisis, Emergency, and Risk Management from George Washington University and an A.R.M. from the American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters.

Affiliations and Expertise

Partner, Bullock and Haddow LLC, Singapore

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